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The Aryabhatiya of Aryabhata (CE 476â5500 is one of the most important texts in the history of Indian mathematics and astronomy. He composed this work at the age of 23. Here are some of his noted achievements that are found in Aryabhatiya: 1. Aryabhata asserted that the Moon and planets shine by reflected sunlight and that the orbits of the planets are ellipses. 2. He also correctly explained the causes of eclipses of the Sun and the Moon...
Keywords: arya bhata; aryabhatiya; astronomy; india